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School’s Out! Bare Revival Sets Closing Date at New World Stages

School’s Out! Bare Revival Sets Closing Date at New World Stages

The revamped revival of Bare will play its final performance on February 3 at off-Broadway’s New World Stages. Directed by Stafford Arima, Bare opened on December 9, 2012. The production will have played 21 previews and 65 regular performances at the time of closing. A cast album for the off-Broadway production is currently in the works, as well as plans ...

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Bare's Missi Pyle to Bring New Solo Show Sexy as Hell to Joe’s Pub

Bare's Missi Pyle to Bring New Solo Show Sexy as Hell to Joe’s Pub

Bare star Missi Pyle will take a break from patroling the halls of St. Cecilia's to make her solo show debut at Joe’s Pub on February 16.

Pyle's show, quite appropriately titled Sexy as Hell, will combine Pyle’s own original music (described as “hilarious, quirky, ornery and sometimes heartfelt”) with songs from her bands The Nice Ladies, The Tumbleweeds and ...

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Exclusive! Bridesmaids’ Rebel Wilson & Matt Lucas Go Back to High School With the Cast of Bare

Exclusive! Bridesmaids’ Rebel Wilson & Matt Lucas Go Back to High School With the Cast of Bare

Rebel Wilson and Matt Lucas have been spending a lot of time together since they met while filming Bridesmaids—not only are they real-life roommates, but they’re gearing up for the fall release of the movie Small Apartments. The inseparable pair headed to off-Broadway’s New World Stages on December 26 to catch the new musical Bare. After seeing the high ...

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Bare's Gerard Canonico Reveals His Rent, Disney World & Cheese Obsessions

Bare's Gerard Canonico Reveals His Rent, Disney World & Cheese Obsessions

Theater stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, so Broadway.com decided it was high time to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors. Broadway vet Gerard Canonico is currently appearing off-Broadway as Matt, a lovesick Catholic school student, in the revamped musical Bare. When he's not baring his soul onstage, Canonico can ...

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Jason Hite on Sharing a Dressing Room With 15 People and Getting Steamy With His Bare Co-Stars

Jason Hite on Sharing a Dressing Room With 15 People and Getting Steamy With His Bare Co-Stars

Age & Hometown: 23; Antioch, California

Current Role: An off-Broadway debut as Jason, a popular Catholic school jock who gets caught in a love triangle with the boy he loves and the girl he wishes he could love in the pop-rock musical Bare.

Easy A: Growing up in the suburbs of San Francisco, “sports kid” Jason Hite split his time ...

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It's a Passionate Opening Night For Jason Hite, Elizabeth Judd, Taylor Trensch & the Cast of Bare

It's a Passionate Opening Night For Jason Hite, Elizabeth Judd, Taylor Trensch & the Cast of Bare
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Forbidden love was in the air on December 9, when Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch and the hot new cast of Bare celebrated their official opening night. Featuring music by Damon Intrabartolo, a book and lyrics by Jon Hartmere and new songs by Hartmere and Lynne Shankel, the revamped musical centers around Peter (Trensch) and Jason (Hite), two Catholic school students ...

Class Is In Session As Bare Opens At Off-Broadway’s New World Stages

Class Is In Session As Bare Opens At Off-Broadway’s New World Stages

The pop-rock musical Bare opens December 9 at off-Broadway’s New World Stages, starring Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite and Elizabeth Judd. Directed by Stafford Arima and choreographed by Travis Wall, the revamped revival features music by Damon Intrabartolo, a book and lyrics by Jon Hartmere and additional songs by Hartmere and Lynne Shankel.

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Go Back to High School With Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch & the Off-Broadway Cast of Bare

Go Back to High School With Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch & the Off-Broadway Cast of Bare

Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite, Elizabeth Judd and the hot new cast of Bare are getting steamy at New World Stages this winter. Broadway.com headed off-Broadway to chat with the cast and creative team of the revamped musical revival.

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Get a First Look at Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite and the High School Class of Off-Broadway’s Bare

Get a First Look at Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite and the High School Class of Off-Broadway’s Bare
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Class is officially in session for the cast of off-Broadway’s Bare, and we’ve got a steamy first look at the stars in action. Directed by Stafford Arima, the revamped musical tells the story of Peter (Taylor Trensch) and Jason (Jason Hite), two students who are coming to terms with their sexuality within the confines of a strict Catholic high school ...

Take a Video Sneak Peek at Scenes from the Hot Off-Broadway Musical Bare

Take a Video Sneak Peek at Scenes from the Hot Off-Broadway Musical Bare

Take a first look at show clips from the highly anticipated off-Broadway production of Bare, starring Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch and a talented young cast, opening on December 9 at New World Stages.

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Director Stafford Arima on Coming Out, Discovering Theater & Bringing Bare to a New Audience

Director Stafford Arima on Coming Out, Discovering Theater & Bringing Bare to a New Audience

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Canadian-born director Stafford Arima first made a splash across the pond, helming the Olivier-winning West End production of Ragtime. Arima headed to New York to direct the hilarious off-Broadway hit Altar Boyz before going west to helm Allegiance at San Francisco’s Old Globe. Last season, Arima brought a revamped version of the infamous Broadway flop Carrie back ...

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Exclusive Photos! Bare’s Cast & Creative Team Lead the Off-Broadway Fight for NOH8

Exclusive Photos! Bare’s Cast & Creative Team Lead the Off-Broadway Fight for NOH8
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Last month, we got a first look at a moving photo from off-Broadway’s Bare as the cast and creative team showed their support for the NOH8 campaign. Now, get a closer look as Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite, Travis Wall and more pose for portraits to fight for equality. The NOH8 movement is a photographic protest from Adam Bouska that began ...

Forbidden Love Blossoms as Bare Begins Performances Off-Broadway

Forbidden Love Blossoms as Bare Begins Performances Off-Broadway

The off-Broadway revival of Bare begins performances on November 19 at New World Stages. The musical revival is set to open December 9.

The angst-ridden rock opera has acquired a cult following in the decade since its world premiere in Los Angeles in 2001 and subsequent off-Broadway run in 2004. Set at a Catholic boarding school, the show follows the ...

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Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch & the Sexy Stars of Off-Broadway’s Bare Meet the Press

Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch & the Sexy Stars of Off-Broadway’s Bare Meet the Press
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Rehearsals have begun for the sizzling new revival of Bare, and we’ve got a sneak peek at this story of forbidden love at a Catholic boarding school. Featuring music by Damon Intrabartolo, Lynne Shankel, and Jon Hartmere, a book and lyrics by Hartmere and directed by Stafford Arima, Bare stars Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite and Elizabeth Judd, who become intertwined ...

Get a Sneak Peek at Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite & the Hot New Cast of Off-Broadway’s Bare in Rehearsal

Get a Sneak Peek at Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite & the Hot New Cast of Off-Broadway’s Bare in Rehearsal

A steamy new revival of Bare is heading to off-Broadway’s New World Stages, starring Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite, Elizabeth Judd and more. Get a closer look at the new cast in rehearsal, then see the revamped musical beginning November 19!

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Get an Exclusive Look at the Sexy New Cast of Bare in Rehearsal

Get an Exclusive Look at the Sexy New Cast of Bare in Rehearsal
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Class is in session for Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch and the hot new cast of Bare, who are currently in rehearsal for an upcoming off-Broadway production at New World Stages. Featuring music by Damon Intrabartolo, a book and lyrics by Jon Hartmere and additional songs by Hartmere and Lynne Shankel, Bare is a tale of the forbidden love between two ...

Sexy Bare Stars Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite & More Join the NOH8 Campaign

Sexy Bare Stars Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite & More Join the NOH8 Campaign

Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite, Elizabeth Judd and the sexy new cast of Bare proved a picture is worth a thousand words when they came together to show their support for the NOH8 campaign. The campaign is a silent protest captured by photographer Adam Bouska in response to the passage of Proposition 8 in California. Bouska has already snapped photos of ...

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Have Pride! Jason Hite, Travis Wall & the Cast of Bare Celebrate National Coming Out Day

Have Pride! Jason Hite, Travis Wall & the Cast of Bare Celebrate National Coming Out Day
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It was a day of love, celebration and acceptance for the cast of Bare on October 11, when the musical announced its collaboration with equal rights organizations Faith in America, Athlete Ally, the Human Rights Campaign and the Tyler Clementi Foundation. In honor of National Coming Out Day, Bare star Jason Hite, director Stafford Arima, choreographer Travis Wall and more ...

Missi Pyle Signs Up for Secret Service on 1600 Penn

Missi Pyle Signs Up for Secret Service on 1600 Penn

Missi Pyle has signed on for at least one episode of NBC’s upcoming political comedy 1600 Penn, starring and co-created by former Book of Mormon star Josh Gad, according to TV Guide. Pyle will play Agent Sarah Harlan, a Secret Service agent assigned to keep watch over the President’s daughter Becca (Martha MacIsaac).

Set in the White House, 1600 Penn ...

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Exclusive Video! See the Sizzling Stars of Off-Broadway's Bare in Action

Exclusive Video! See the Sizzling Stars of Off-Broadway's Bare in Action

Bare is heading to off-Broadway’s New World Stages November 19, with sexy young stars Taylor Trensch and Jason Hite. Get a sneak peek at Damon Intrabartolo and Jon Hartmere’s pop tuner about forbidden love at a Catholic school.

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Catch a Glimpse of Taylor Trensch & Jason Hite in the Steamy New Poster For Off-Broadway’s Bare

Catch a Glimpse of Taylor Trensch & Jason Hite in the Steamy New Poster For Off-Broadway’s Bare

Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite and the cast of Bare got cozy at a sexy photo shoot on August 20, and now the musical’s first official poster has been revealed. Directed by Stafford Arima and written by Damon Intrabartolo, Jon Hartmere and Lynne Shankel, Bare is the story of a forbidden love triangle between Trensch (Peter), Hite (Jason) and Elizabeth Judd ...

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Check Out the Cast of Off-Broadway’s Bare in First Official Photo Shoot

Check Out the Cast of Off-Broadway’s Bare in First Official Photo Shoot
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The cult musical Bare will celebrate its first off-Broadway revival at New World Stages beginning November 19. The Catholic-school-set musical about forbidden love just announced its new class of stars including Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite, Elizabeth Judd and Gerard Canonico. The young cast gathered together on August 20 at Factory Studios in Brooklyn for their first-ever photo shoot, and Broadway ...

Video Exclusive! See Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite & the New Cast of Bare in a Sexy Photo Shoot

 Video Exclusive! See Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite & the New Cast of Bare in a Sexy Photo Shoot

Bare is heading to off-Broadway's New World Stages on November 19, and we've got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite and the new cast getting cozy on the roof of Factory Studios for their first-ever photo shoot.

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Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch, Elizabeth Judd, Gerard Canonico, Missi Pyle and More to Lead Off-Broadway's Bare

Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch, Elizabeth Judd, Gerard Canonico, Missi Pyle and More to Lead Off-Broadway's Bare

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming off-Broadway revival of BareSpring Awakening vets Taylor Trensch, Jason Hite, Elizabeth Judd and Gerard Canonico will star as Peter, Jason, Ivy and Matt, respectively, with Missi Pyle playing Sister Joan. Directed by Stafford Arima and choreographed by Travis Wall, Bare begins performances at New World Stages on November 19. Opening ...

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Tickets Now on Sale For Rock Musical Bare at Off-Broadway's New World Stages

Tickets Now on Sale For Rock Musical Bare at Off-Broadway's New World Stages

Tickets are now on sale for the rock musical Bare at off-Broadway’s New World Stages. Directed by Stafford Arima and choreographed by Travis Wall, Bare begins performances November 19 with opening night set for December 9.

Featuring music by Damon Intrabartolo, book and lyrics by Jon Hartmere and additional songs by Hartmere and Lynne Shankel, Bare is the story of a ...

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